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UWA intern focuses on spiders to contribute to greater understanding of WA’s natural heritage

Kruti Giridhar recently completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the WA Museum, supporting the work of the Museum’s Arachnology section to increase knowledge of WA’s natural heritage – in particular, the brush-footed spider family.

17 February, 2023

UWA intern helps develop accessible resources to help community better understand important child safety legislation

UWA student intern, Aimee Donaldson, recently completed a 100-hour internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship with the Department of Communities, applying her skills to help develop engaging and accessible resources about important changes to child safety legislation.

16 February, 2023

Rachel receives award for outstanding contributions to workplace inclusion

Rachel Sammons was one of the four young women most recently presented with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award, for her significant contribution to the Department of Transport’s Employee Relations team, where she supported policy development to foster safety and inclusion in the workplace.

15 February, 2023

Matthew supports project tackling poverty through community mobilisation

UWA student Matthew Little has completed a “rewarding” internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, contributing 100 hours towards a project with the WA Council of Social Service (WACOSS) that aims to engage and motivate communities to work together to tackle poverty.

15 February, 2023

Grace supports work on global health and equity issues

While undertaking her Bachelor of Commerce at UWA, Grace Light recently had the opportunity to do her part to tackle global issues through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

15 February, 2023

Sophia nominated for award following internship excellence

UWA student and South Perth resident Sophia Jacka has been nominated, alongside her internship partner Ryan Mendoza, for the upcoming McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award.

13 February, 2023

Michael finds direction through internship with children and families service-provider

UWA student Michael Pascoe completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship in the second half of 2022, learning about how he could apply his learning from university to work that served the community.

13 February, 2023

Simon supports initiative empowering under-serviced communities through sport

UWA student Simon Hayward has gone “above and beyond” to support a unique health program that gives back to under-serviced communities through a recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Fair Game.

22 December, 2022

Lauren supports program tackling abusive behaviour to foster healthy relationships

UWA student and McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Lauren Chou has contributed 100 hours towards a valuable program at Communicare that aims to prevent domestic violence by providing perpetrators of abuse with the opportunity to undertake intensive work to develop healthier relationships.

22 December, 2022

Kanishka supports research into assessments tools for child speech and hearing

UWA Master of Biomedical Science student and McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Kanishka Senthilvel has contributed 100 hours at Telethon Speech & Hearing towards motor and language assessment data that will be used to support children with speech, language and hearing needs.

16 December, 2022